Bandera Riverfest

June 23, 2023 - June 24, 2023

Contest Details

Bandera Riverfest
IBCA Contest Number: 2023-227

1102 Maple Street
Bandera , TX 78003
[Driving Directions]

Head Judge: Josh Kovar
Tray Pickup: Friday 4-6pm
Cooks Meeting: Friday at 6PM

Turn in times / Schedule
12:00 Chicken
1:30 Pork Spare Ribs
3:00 Brisket



Meats to be Cooked

Half Chicken 1 Fully Jointed Chicken Half (Complete with wing, breast, thigh and leg.)
Pork Spare Ribs (Required: 8 Individual Pork Spare Ribs)
Brisket (Required: 8 Full Slices)

Friday Ancillaries

Beef Fajitas $25 7:00PM
Salsa $25 8:00PM
Margaritas $25 8:30PM

Saturday Ancillaries

Bloody Mary $25 10AM
Beans $25 11AM

Contact and Registration

Contact: Cindy Beckham


Entry Fee: 200

Contest Registration/Flyer

Competition Results

Head Judge: Josh Kovar
Number of Teams: 23

Tickets Summary: [PDF]

Master Ticket Details: [PDF]

Grand Champion

Jorge Flores II / CSM Cooking

Reserve Grand Champion

Kit Polk / Kanned Heat

Brisket: Blake Schendel / Alley cats
Chicken: Jorge Flores II / CSM Cooking
Pork Spare Ribs: Kit Polk / Kanned Heat


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Jorge Flores IICSM Cooking553.58
2Kit PolkKanned Heat551.22
3Sam FrieseTRIPLE UP BBQ545.3
4Nathan OakesSmokin Oakes 2.0530.46
5Steven FosterD & S COOKERS530.08
6Blake SchendelAlley cats529.44
7Gerald JohnsonBurnin' My Money525.14
8Mike GomezMike’s Q507.44
9Robbie Van ZandtCostal Cookers498.2
10Don RamierzBexar Bones BBQ497.94


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Jorge Flores IICSM Cooking187.72
2Kit PolkKanned Heat182.46
3Nathan OakesSmokin Oakes 2.0181.0
4Gerald JohnsonBurnin' My Money180.06
5Steven FosterD & S COOKERS176.54
6Sam FrieseTRIPLE UP BBQ176.02
7Darrell DrewsWtf Cookers173.88
8Edward OakesDirt Track Cookers172.74
9Blake SchendelAlley cats171.52
10Don RamierzBexar Bones BBQ170.4

Pork Spare Ribs

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Kit PolkKanned Heat194.2
2Jorge Flores IICSM Cooking191.2
3Steven FosterD & S COOKERS190.02
4Sam FrieseTRIPLE UP BBQ189.2
5Carl DavisCast Iron Cookers178.42
6Nathan OakesSmokin Oakes 2.0176.46
7Mike GomezMike’s Q176.46
8Blake SchendelAlley cats171.52
9Gerald JohnsonBurnin' My Money170.28
10Shane SandersWhiskey Tango BBQ169.48


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Blake SchendelAlley cats186.4
2Sam FrieseTRIPLE UP BBQ180.08
3Robbie Van ZandtCostal Cookers175.6
4Mike GomezMike’s Q175.08
5Gerald JohnsonBurnin' My Money174.82
6Jorge Flores IICSM Cooking174.66
7Kit PolkKanned Heat174.66
8Nathan OakesSmokin Oakes 2.0173.0
9Darrell DrewsWtf Cookers164.26
10Steven FosterD & S COOKERS163.52



PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Robbie Van ZandtCostal Cookers
2Ernest MartinezVatos Locos BBQ
3Edward OakesDirt Track Cookers

Beef Fajitas

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Randy ClarkBBTX Smokers
2Carl DavisCast Iron Cookers
3Robbie Van ZandtCostal Cookers

Bloody Mary

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Mike GomezMike’s Q
2Robbie Van ZandtCostal Cookers
3Eddy GuajardoMy shirt BBQ


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Nathan OakesSmokin Oakes 2.0
2Eddy GuajardoMy shirt BBQ
3Edward OakesDirt Track Cookers


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Randy ClarkBBTX Smokers
2Luke WhitmireOBC
3Robbie Van ZandtCostal Cookers